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Compassionate Music Teaching: A Framework for Motivation and Engagement in the 21st Century

Compassionate Music Teaching provides a framework for music teaching in the 21st century by outlining qualities, skills, and approaches to meet the needs of a unique and increasingly diverse generation of students. The text focuses on how six qualities of compassion (trust, empathy, patience, inclusion, community, and authentic connection) have made an impact in human […]

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Case Studies in 21st Century School Administration: Addressing Challenges for Educational Leadership

Case Studies in 21st Century School Administration: Addressing Challenges for Educational Leadership presents real problems that confront today′s school leaders who must deal with issues of diversity, school improvement, and limited resources. Authors David L. Gray and Agnes E. Smith give prospective school leaders opportunities to resolve complex issues in K-12 school settings through reflective […]

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Teaching Reading in the 21st Century: Motivating All Learners (5th Edition)

Informed by the latest research on topics ranging from phonemic awareness and phonics to teaching comprehension strategies, motivation, and assessment, this text provides the knowledge base, skills, and research-based strategies that you need to guide K-8 students successfully toward literacy for the 21st century—using reading and writing for thinking, problem solving, and communicating. Principal themes […]

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Educational Assessment in the 21st Century: Connecting Theory and Practice

Signs of Change: Assessment Past, Present and Future Another Time, Another Place…Examinations Then and Now In the Temple of Literature in Hanoi, Vietnam, a series of stone stelae records the names of the handful of illustrious examination candidates who, in each century, passed the national examination to become a Doctor of Literature. Beginning in the […]

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Everything You Need to Know about The 21st Century Literacies (Book)

December 31, 2016  New Literacies is relatively a new movement that appeared a couple of decades ago. Proponents of this movement include celebrated scholars in the calibre of James Paul Gee, Colin Lankshear,  Gunther Kruss  to mention but a few . These scholars study literacy from a sociolinguistic perspective arguing that culture and society take […]

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9 Fundamental Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers

December , 2016As we have pointed elsewhere, ‘ in a digitally focused world, education is getting more and more digitized pushing us, teachers and educators, to re-conceptualize what it really means to be a teacher in the 21st century. Whether you are a technological determinist or a digital instrumentalist, technology has become an essential force […]

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Teaching Habits and Attitudes for 21st Century Learning (Book)

December 11, 2016 In”Classroom Habitudes : Teaching Habits and Attitudes for 21st Century Learning” Angela Maiers dissects the concept of 21st century learning and shows teachers how they can help their students cultivate pivotal learning skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, problem-solving, and adapting to change across new learning contexts.In doing so, Angela focuses on […]

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Educational Policies and Youth in the 21st Century: Problems, Potential, and Progress

As our student population diversifies rapidly, there is a critical need to better understand how national, regional, and/or local policies impact youth in school settings. In many cases, educational policies constructed with the goal of helping youth often have the unintended consequence of inhibiting youth’s potential. This is especially the case when it comes to […]

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9 Essential Digital Skills for the 21st Century Teacher

In a digitally focused world, education is getting more and more digitized pushing us, teachers and educators, to re-conceptualize what it really means to be a teacher in the 21st century. Whether you are a technological determinist or instrumentalist, technology has become an essential force shaping much of our teaching and pedagogical practices. It has […]

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10 Must Read Books on 21st Century Literacies

The literacy landscape is rapidly evolving to the extent that we can no longer expect what it will be like in the next coming years. Regardless of the nomenclature, whether you call them new literacies, emerging literacies, 21st century literacies , the traditional concept of literacy has definitely undergone so much transformations and modifications in […]

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Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-First Century: Educational Goals, Policies, and Curricula from Six Nations

This book describes how different nations have defined the core competencies and skills that young people will need in order to thrive in the twenty-first-century, and how those nations have fashioned educational policies and curricula meant to promote those skills. The book examines six countries—Chile, China, India, Mexico, Singapore, and the United States—exploring how each […]

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6 Great EdTech Tools for The 21st Century Classroom

February 16, 2016Once in awhile we curate a list of what we call veteran EdTech websites that have tremendously contributed to the enhancement of teaching and learning. Of course, there are tons of other websites and tools that are being used in different educational settings to promote learning and teaching but the platforms below are […]

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